Tag Archives: Ebola

One Health Headlines: Friday, November 16, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: New research raises fears that the deadliest form of the Ebola virus could spread through the air between species; how the recently sequenced pig genome could help treat animal and human disease; a medical team in Miami uses human cancer treatments to fight an orangutan’s lymphoma; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, September 21, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: A look at the role veterinarians play in preventing zoonotic disease transmission at agricultural fairs and petting zoos; cases of rabies in animals are up while the supply of rabies vaccine for humans is down; Sen. Charles Schumer asks the V.A. to permit payments for service dogs to help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder; and much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, August 17, 2012

In this week’s One Health roundup: The latest news on the new strain of influenza, H3N2v, spreading from pigs to people at state and county fairs; how drought may be contributing to the anthrax outbreak among livestock in Colorado and Texas; how a virus in snakes could offer clues to Ebola in humans; and much, much more.

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One Health Headlines: Friday, June 15, 2012

The issue of One Health received some high-profile coverage this week, beginning with a long essay on diseases that animals share with humans that appeared in Sunday’s New York Times. The authors of the essay have a forthcoming book detailing the connections between humans and animals, titled, “Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Health and the Science of Healing”; in addition to their New York Times essay, they have been covered on ABC News, National Public Radio, and many other outlets (including this blog … here and here).

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One Health Headlines: Friday, December 9, 2011

Happy Friday, everyone! Lots of good information in this week’s One Health roundup, including our lead story, which looks at research on how snake venom can help fight cancer by starving tumors.

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